News Tubi TV Adds Midori Days, Panda-Z the Robonimation Anime
posted on 2017-05-26 20:30 EDT
Video streaming service Tubi TV began streaming Midori Days, Panda-Z the Robonimation, and World Trigger. All three titles are available in Japanese with English subtitles.
Midori Days follows the story of high school delinquent Seiji Sawamura who is desperate to have a girlfriend. One morning he wakes up to discover that his right hand has become a girl named Midori Kasugano, who confesses that she has had a crush on him for the last three years.
Kazurou Inoue drew the original manga in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine from 2002 to 2004, and Viz Media has published the entire series in North America. Media Blasters released the anime adaptation on DVD in North America.
The Panda-Z The Robonimation comedy anime has no dialogue, only background music, sound effects, and text. The series follows Pan Taron and his giant robot Panda-Z as they battle evil enemies. The anime began in 2004 and ran for 30 episodes, each 5 minutes long. Bandai Entertainment distributed the DVD in North America.
The World Trigger television anime premiered in October 2014, and is also streaming on Crunchyroll and Hulu. The anime ran for 73 episodes, and ended in April 2016. A message in the final episode said there will "maybe" be a sequel is "everybody who's been watching this show really wishes to see more."
Daisuke Ashihara's original World Trigger manga debuted in 2013. Viz Media added the series to its digital anthology version of Weekly Shonen Jump, and is also publishing the manga in print. However, the manga is on an indefinite hiatus in Japan due to the author's health.
Thanks to Rukiia for the news tip.